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IntroducedAugust 13, 2014; 7 years ago (2014-08-13)
TLD typeGeneric top-level domain
Intended useDomains related to the European Organization for Nuclear Research
Actual useDomains related to the European Organization for Nuclear Research
Registration restrictionsDomain registrations only possible by CERN

.cern is a top-level domain for the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).[1][2] It was registered on 13 August 2014.[3][4] On 20 October 2015 CERN moved its main Website to[5][6]


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  3. ^ ".cern Domain Delegation Data". IANA. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  4. ^ ".cern registration policy". CERN. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  5. ^ Alvarez, E; de Molina, M Malo; Salwerowicz, M; De Sousa, B Silva; Smith, T; Wagner, A (2017). "First experience with the new .cern Top Level Domain". Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 898 (10): 102012. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/898/10/102012. ISSN 1742-6588.
  6. ^ "Birthplace of the World Wide Web CERN Launches". Retrieved 2021-04-07.